West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 25 late this afternoon and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 30 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.
Rain changing to showers tonight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2019
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over the southern Lower Mainland.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:59 AM PDT 21 September 2019 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will move south to lie over the
Central Coast this afternoon then near Port Hardy late this
Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies over the northern waters
will spread to the Central Coast and Northern Vancouver Island this
morning. In the wake of the front, winds will shift to westerly and
ease to moderate to strong.
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